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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

204- A Hands-On Approach to Operations and Equivalent Expressions

Friday, October 28, 2016: 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
225 (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Henri Picciotto


The Common Core and common sense both require an introduction to basic algebra in middle school, including equivalent expressions, a key concept involving the distributive law, like terms, and factoring. The Lab Gear manipulatives use a geometric context to help students transition from numbers to variables, and from the concrete to the abstract.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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